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Microsoft Windows2003 Online Training


Microsoft Window 2003 Course Overview

A fast paced intensive course focusing on Windows 2003 system administration issues.

This course has been classified as IT Technical Training.


Technical staff, with a good computing background, who will work with Windows 2003.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows 2003.
  • Maintain Windows 2003 systems.
  • Install, configure and administer Active Directory.
  • Manage Dynamic volumes.


Hands-on experience of Microsoft products would be beneficial.

Course Outline

Installing Windows 2003

Planning, CD install, network install, Setup manager wizard, automated and remote installs.

Using and customising Windows 2003

Logging on, menu customisation, tips & tricks.

Administration tools

Audit policy, event viewer, diagnostic utilities, troubleshooting. The control panel, system policy editor. The registry. The command line interface, determining system information, Using performance and maintenance tools to improve performance.


The boot process, emergency repair. Startup phases, boot.ini, boot disks, Multiple boots, clean boots, shutting down.


PnP, Device manager, device drivers and settings, troubleshooting.

Software maintenance

Service packs, Hotfixes, Windows updates. Running apps, controlling services.

Partitions and filesystems

FAT and NTFS, permissions, long filenames, compression, using disk administrator. RAID.

Backups and restores

Batch files, At scheduler, backups and restores, "open file" backups, shadow copies.

Managing accounts

Creating, deleting, modifying users, passwords, templates, policies, Groups, built-in groups.


  • Overview, printing, properties.
  • Windows 2003 networking overview
  • Workgroups and domains.
  • Accessing file and print resources. Shared folders, permissions, network printers, priorities, the browser, troubleshooting.

Active Directory

Installation, What is it? Logical and physical structures. Sites, Site links, subnets, site link bridges, objects, global catalog servers, replication issues and protocols.

Administering Active Directory

AD objects, controlling access, delegation.

Group policies

What are they? Group Policy Objects, Containers, Templates, configuring policies, Using group policy to manage software.

Disk management

Quotas, EFS and security, Dynamic Volumes, Fault tolerant volumes, restoring AD